Buttresses of fig tree

Buttresses of fig tree

Observation - Buttresses of fig tree - Southern Africa. Description: The figs in the floodplain develop buttresses. It is against these that the water mongooses smash the freshwater bivalves - and hence crack the shell so that they can eat the flesh.

The figs in the floodplain develop buttresses. It is against these that the water mongooses smash the freshwater bivalves - and hence crack the shell so that they can eat the flesh.